Dr. Hester Young Speaks
Dr. Hester Young Speaks
Dr. Hester Young:
- Author, Conference Motivational Speaker, Career & Life Coach -
LIFE COACH, INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER, AND AUTHOR
Inspirational career development leader and transformation success catalyst to successfully know intrinsic potential, identify values and passion, and how to market and obtain the career they deserve through authenticity, balancing stakeholder interest with long-term organizational vitality. Take great pride in creating a cohesive company culture of “We” that encourages teamwork, rewards performance, and motivates employees toward a common mission and cause of action even in difficult settings when the odds of success seem low.
EdD Education: Higher Education Leadership - Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fl
Dissertation Title: An Evaluation of a Centralized Applied-Learning Experience at a Private Liberal Arts University
Dissertation Committee Chair: Stephen Konowalow, PhD
MA Human Resource Development - Webster University, St. Louis, Mo
BS Workforce Education and Development - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Il
LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
Young, H.: Applied Learning Experience (APPLE), Students in Transition, Student Speaker, The University of Ghana, Ghana, West Africa, April 7-9, 2019.
Young, H.: Applied Learning Experience (APPLE), 11th Annual Conference on Students in Transition, Sponsored by The University of South Carolina, Nashville, Tennessee, November 7-9, 2004.
Young, H: An Evaluation of a Centralized applied Learning Internship Program at a Small Liberal Arts University, Ed.D. Dissertation, Fischler School of Education, Nova Southeastern University, United States – Massachusetts, December, 2009.
Young, H: Evaluation of a Centralized Applied Learning Internship Program, Online Career Services Conference, Intern Bridge, Inc., Acton, MA 01720. National Webinar Presentation, August 16, 2010.
Young, H: Evaluation Starting An Effective Internship Program on a Shoestring Budget: Squeezing the Most out of Limited or no Finances, Online Career Services Conference, Intern Bridge, Inc., Acton, MA 01720. National Webinar Presentation, August 14-17, 2012, Accepted.
Young, H.: Applied Learning Experience (APPLE), Southeastern Regional Cooperative Education Conference, Sponsored by Virginia Tech. University, Richmond, Virginia, May 25-27, 2016.
HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Assistant Dean for Students Services
Director, The Career Center
Director, Applied Learning Internship Experience Program
Director, Civic Engagement / President’s Honor Roll for Community Service Recipient
Director, Student Diversity
Provide overall leadership to the Student Services Division, which includes staffing and working committee members related to the departments of the Career Center, University Applied Learning Experience Internship Program, University Civic Engagement Program, and University Diversity Programs. Establish and interpret policies, procedures, manage budgets, and strategic planning.
Developed and managed three University Summer Recruitment Programs: Formulate recruitment, admissions and placement policies through collaboration with president, deans, directors and senior faculty. Evaluate and analyze existing college and student recruitment programs to increase enrollment.